would be four loops around central park. so that's the idea. i think it's a little bit more sensible, you know, given the state that staten island is currently in. and, well, still meeting some of my own goals at the same time. >> and you're doing it why? >> i'm doing this for my mom. as you mentioned, my mom had passed away of cancer, from ovarian cancer in march. and, shortly after, in april, i decided to run the marathon for her and raise money for cancer support. so, since april, i've been training hard to be able to get to this point. >> yeah, that was the point i was trying to get to, you were raising money for cancer support and that's why you're doing it. what do you make of the decision to cancel the race? >> i think it's absolutely the right decision to make. with all the devastation that's currently going on, it's the right thing to do.